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Kentwood Farmhouse and Outhouse to East

A Grade II Listed Building in Kentwood, Reading

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.465 / 51°27'53"N

Longitude: -1.0315 / 1°1'53"W

OS Eastings: 467377

OS Northings: 174444

OS Grid: SU673744

Mapcode National: GBR Q5B.G9

Mapcode Global: VHDWS.2FKT

Entry Name: Kentwood Farmhouse and Outhouse to East

Listing Date: 22 March 1957

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1303112

English Heritage Legacy ID: 38979

Location: Reading, RG31

County: Reading

Electoral Ward/Division: Kentwood

Built-Up Area: Reading

Traditional County: Berkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Berkshire

Church of England Parish: Tilehurst St Mary Magdalen

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

KENTWOOD HILL
1.
5128
Tilehurst
Kentwood Farmhouse
and Outhouse to east
SU 67 SE 16/295 22.3.57.
II
2.
Domesday site. Present building dated 1723. 2 storeys and attic. Red brick
with black headers and platbands. Hipped old tile roof with 2 off-ridge chimneys.
2 small hipped dormers. 5 bays, segmental headed cross casement windows, with
some black header bricks in voussoirs. Half-glazed door with mid-C19 gabled
porch. Return to north: 3 bays, centre blind with datestone E D and dated
17 23
brick in plat band "I A W 1723", blocked central door below, 2 small hipped
dormers, timber in gable end to east. Later C18 2 storey extension to east
with grey brick banding and brick block cornice; hayloft lean-to to south of
this extension with bressumer for beams, former pump recess below. 2 bay extension
to south-east with grey brick strips and high plinth. Interior: contemporary
staircase with turned balusters, wide ramped rail and straight string. The
windows have oak mullions and transoms, ovolo moulded, with cast iron casements
which have shaped catches and shutters. North-west ground floor room has exposed
beams, wide fireplace (with small chamber off). South-west room has a circa
1780 'Adam' style chimney surround. Brick paving to rear. Picturesque weatherboarded
outhouses (east wall partly flint).


Listing NGR: SU6737774444

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